Easterseals Center for Better Hearing - Waterbury

"Hearing Healthcare That You Can Trust"
22 Tompkins St Audiology Dept Waterbury, CT 06708
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Clinic staff

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Annette A. Burton

Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA,

Dr. Burton, is the director of the program and is board certified in audiology.  She received her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Connecticut and her Doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. She has been an audiologist for over 25 years and was recently awarded the Presidential Award from the American Academy of Audiology for her contributions to the profession. She enjoys working with both children and adults.  She practices in the Waterbury and Southbury locations.

Photo of Allison G. Phipps, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA from Easterseals Center for Better Hearing - Waterbury

Allison G. Phipps

Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Dr. Phipps is board certified in audiology. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Connecticut and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Northeastern University. She currently practices in the Southbury and Waterbury locations.

Photo of Kay Yanagisawa, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA from Easterseals Center for Better Hearing - Waterbury

Kay Yanagisawa

Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Dr. Yanagisawa is board certified in audiology.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Tufts University, her Master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University, and her Doctor of Audiology degree from the A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences.  Dr. Yanagisawa has over 20 years of audiology experience and has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, physicians’ offices, a private practice and a university clinic.  She has a very loyal following of patients, including many who have followed her to various locations during her career.  Dr. Yanagisawa enjoys working with both children and adults.  She currently practices in the Waterbury office.

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Samantha N. Hauser

Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Dr. Hauser is board certified in audiology. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Chicago and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Hauser enjoys working with patients of all ages, her specialties include cochlear implant evaluations and programming.  She currently practices in the Meriden and Waterbury locations.

Clinic reviews

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Read 9 verified patient reviews for Easterseals Center for Better Hearing - Waterbury! Their average review score is 4.78 () from 9 reviews.

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“Kay has been more than wonderful at my first visit last summer and now through the process of obtaining a hearing device. She listens (no pun intended) to my needs, is detail oriented and is generally the nicest person. She is so competent, I cannot say enough about Kay.”

of Wolcott, CT   
02/07/2019    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I had a excellent experience with Kay Yanagisawa. She explained and helped me with the whole process. She went well above and beyond, common courtesy to help me. I will recommend Easter Seals to everyone Thank you”

of Watertown, CT   
03/15/2017    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“My experience with (Kay) Easter Seals Center was so wonderful. My hearing test went well because she was so professional and patient with me. I will highly recommend your facility because you made my life so much enjoyable now that I can hear. Thank you.”

of Torrington, CT   
03/07/2016    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Dr. Burton knows her specialty, but she also knows people. Great combination!”

of Woodbury, CT   
09/03/2015    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“They treated me well. ”

of Waterbury, CT   
06/03/2015    Review verified by phone
5 out of 5 1.

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Clinic details

About this hearing center

The Easterseals Center for Better Hearing is a non-profit practice that has served the Greater Waterbury area since 1969. The Easterseals Center for Better Hearing is open to the general public and we treat all persons from under 1 to over 100.

Our highly skilled audiologists conduct comprehensive evaluations to determine the nature of a person’s hearing difficulties. For hearing loss that cannot be medically or surgically corrected, we provide hearing aids, as well as, practical information on what to really expect from hearing technology. 

The Easterseals Difference Our focus is not on selling products, but rather on meeting the unique needs of each of our patients. By considering hearing loss, lifestyle and budget, we provide solutions to address your unique hearing difficulties.

  • Highly trained, compassionate and caring staff
  • Expert patient-centered hearing care
  • Full range of quality hearing aids, premium high tech to basic no frills

We have 3 locations to serve you. Waterbury, Southbury and Waterbury

Hearing care services

Easter Seals Center for Better Hearing Provides:

  • Diagnostic hearing evaluations for all ages
  • State-of-the-art hearing technology for every budget
  • Cochlear Implant Evaluations and programming
  • Assistive Listening Technology
  • Flexible payment options
  • Custom hearing protection
  • Musician's and swimmers earmolds
  • Factory-direct, fresh batteries

 

Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Thursday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
Friday8:00 am - 4:30 pm
by appointment
SaturdayClosed

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.